A web-based email solution provided by Google. Preferably, this tag should be used for questions about using Gmail with Ubuntu desktop applications, especially desktop email clients.

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Postfix Using Gmail Relay: Must issue a STARTTLS command first

I get this error: Must issue a STARTTLS command first with all sent mail. Can anyone see why? main.cf: relayhost=[smtp.gmail.com]:587 smtp_connection_cache_destinations= [smtp.gmail.com]:587 #TLS ...
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How can I get all of my GMail directories to appear in Thunderbird?

In the left pane of Thunderbird, my GMail account e-mail address is listed and under it is "Inbox", "Drafts", "Sent" and "Deleted". When I access GMail via the web interface, there are other ...
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How to remove (some) gmail folders in Thunderbird

I have started using gmail thru Thunderbird and every incoming email is duplicated 3 times (it will appear once in the 'Inbox' folder, once in the 'Gmail/All Mail' folder and once in the ...
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How to uninstall gmail app? (Ubuntu 12.10) [duplicate]

I was checking my gmail for the first time on Firefox in Ubuntu 12.10 and a message popped up asking something like, do I want to install the gmail app? I clicked yes and it put a letter icon into the ...
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Thunderbird crash

After manually updating Thunderbird to the latest version so that i can use GMAIL. Thunderbird open and run nice until i restart my pc... it doesn't reopen again so i try to start it via terminal and ...
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No mail-notifications on Ubuntu Phone (bq Aquaris E4.5)?

I have installed the gmail scope/app from Ubuntu Core App Developers but I dont receive any notifications for new emails (worked once a few days ago for one mail though!). What am I missing? There is ...
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How do I allow all possible IPs for Gmail servers through my ufw firewall?

I am currently using the following rule: ufw allow out from my_local_ip to any port 587 This is a little too lax for my liking. I would like to tighten it up and restrict it to only gmail's smtp ...
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Google Chrome on Gmail, tab “Promotions”, black page

Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome Version 43.0.2357.134 (64-bit). Is anyone experiencing the same problem, and maybe has found a solution? It happens only when on Gmail I want to switch to the "Promotions" tab. ...
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evolution: sending e-mail from gmail system account

With last system update Evolution got Gmail integration through system online accounts, and it appeared along with my usual Evolution account for Gmail. I like integration, but when I turned usual ...
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Can claws mail or sylpheed sync gmail contacts?

I don't mean importing manually, but true syncing? If not, is there Ubuntu software which syncs gmail contacts separately, and then the above clients sync from that?
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No Gmail Notifications for Ubuntu Phone on Meizu MX4

I got my Meizu MX4 Ubuntu a couple of days ago and can't seem to get the GMail notifications working on it. I have two separate Google accounts set up, both of which allow access to the GMail app that ...
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postfix smtp relay to google works but can i use gmail.com in /etc/mailname?

I have successfully set up postfix to use gmail as a relay and now i can run sendmail to send messages through google (which is almost all the email i need from Ubuntu 14.04. However my problem is - ...
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Right way to synchronyce GMail Contacts with Thunderbird

I have two machines and on both Ubuntu and Windows. For this I want to use Thunderbird on both machines and systems to sync my contacts and calendar with Google. I use Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Ubuntu ...
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How can I get Gmail notification in my indicator applet (without leaving Evolution open)?

I'd like to have a Gmail notification service in my Epiphany indicator applet, without leaving Evolution open in the background all the time. Right now I only get notifications if Evolution is open. ...
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Not receiving GTalk audio/video calls in Pidgin

I'm using a system based on Ubuntu 14.04. Recently a mate wanted to call me via GTalk. He is using the Gmail web interface, I - Pidgin. No popup about the call was shown. Why?
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How to configure Postfix routing to two different Gmail accounts?

We have Postfix set up so that any mail goes out through one Gmail account. I would like it so that when email gets sent from a particular user a 2nd Gmail account is used. Is there a non ...
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Invisible text in Inbox by Gmail in Firefox on Kubuntu

I'm using Firefox 38 on Kubuntu 14.04.2. Google's new "Inbox by Gmail" site works correctly with Chrome on this platform, and works correctly with Firefox on a Windows 7 platform. However, on ...
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Gmail not connecting: Empathy 3.12.9 on Ubuntu 15.05

I promise I've looked all around this beautiful world wide web of ours and haven't find anything. It just keep asking for my password, saying the authentication failed for my gmail account. I've ...
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Configuring smtp

When I am trying to send a patch, I am getting the following error: Send this email? ([y]es|[n]o|[q]uit|[a]ll): Unable to initialize SMTP properly. Check config and use --smtp-debug. VALUES: ...
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GMail thinks the Ubuntu GMail app is Safari

I installed the GMail app onto my Ubuntu 15.04 machine. Upon logging in, a warning message appears, saying This version of Safari is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser I then ...
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can I send my gmail using mailutils from my terminal

I want to set up mailutils on my terminal problem is that I don't want to create another email account. My question is, is it possible to use my gmail from my terminal ?
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Gmail notifications without browser open?

I have a straightforward question: Is there a piece of software I can install on Ubuntu 12.04 that will give me a little pop-up notification or show a little number on the Launcher icon whenever I ...
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Adding my domain's email in gmail for “Send mail as” gmail feature

I have email set up on my Ubuntu server and when I do dig mydomain.com mx the output is: ;; ANSWER SECTION: mydomain.com. 86400 IN MX 10 mail.mydomain.com. Now when I'm using gmail, I ...
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Thunderbird showing “Unable to locate mail spool file” on installing gmail account in ubuntu 13.04?

I just configure a gmail account in thunder mail but its continuously showing me error "Unable to locate mail spool file." when i click get mail then also it shows same error. its not retrieving mail ...
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desktop contact manager with access to gmail api?

I'm looking for a desktop application for Ubuntu that can handle my contacts from gmail.
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How do I get postfix and dovecot to connect to outside domains?

I have been trying, for the last few hours now, to get dovecot and postfix to send emails to services like GMail and a web hosting email. I know (and hope) that they are not blocking my server. Its a ...
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How to check if Unity web apps for gmail (or other) is installed?

I'm trying to integrate gmail with my Ubuntu desktop, recently upgraded to version 14.04, but I don't remember if i have previously accepted to integrate gmail with the desktop. How can I check this? ...
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after config change, ssmtp keeps sending ails to mx.google.com

We have used GMail as a relay for mails from our scripts to the operators. It has worked OK however quite often it just stops and we have to login to the webmail and do the CAPTCHA-dance. We got ...
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Thunderbird enverlope notification only turn blue with one account

I've got two configured accounts in Thunderbird with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr): one with Hotmail and another with GMail. The point is that the envelope of notification only get blue when a new ...
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Google account integration like in Fedora 21 [closed]

In Fedora 21 there is a great google account integration available (mail, calendar), which works with OAuth2 integration. Is there a similar possibility in Ubuntu 14 ? Thanks.
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Evolutiom Mail and Calendar Authentication Error

I am having a problem in adding my gmail id in Evolution Mail and Calendar. There is always this authentication error message. What are the possible reasons for this error and your suggestions are ...
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Getting rid of popup ads [closed]

when I open gmail, this super annoying popup opens. How can I stop this from happening?
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Gmail app problem

I've just installed Unbutu and I installed the GMail app (its on my sidebar) but when I click it it just opens a blank window? Any idea whats wrong with it or at least how do I uninstall an app so ...
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Why I can NOT set account in GMail Notifier in ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Gmail Notifier but after I fill email and pass I can not click on apply. Maybe it has something to do with Google 2-Step Verification. What should I od to run / fix Gmail Notifier?
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Crontab sending mails only to gmail

I set MAILTO option in cron-tab to receive emails about the output of program it runs. When i tried with my personal g-mail account (myname@gmail.com) and other g-mail accounts it worked. But when i ...
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Evolution e-mail client errors

I recently installed and configured Evolution on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. Here is an error it gives me. On my GMail account "Unable to open folder: The reported error was "Az időkorlát elérve". -- ...
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Gmail categories in Evolution

How do I capture Gmail categories using Evolution? I'm looking for something to let me see Uncategorized, Soc.net., Notifications, Discussions, and other in different folders; or somehow else divide ...
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Postfix not receiving mail from email but does from sendmail?

I'm trying to forward mail from my server (lets call it tacobell.com) to an external GMail account using postfix. I was following this tutorial. The problem is when I send mail using another GMail or ...
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how to launch gmail web app for unity

In 14.10, I clicked the button to install the gmail web application. How do I launch the application? There's no description available for version 14.10 which I could see -- yet there was a button ...
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How to make Gmail open when clicking mailto: links in the same browser it is clicked?

I just installed 12.04 and when clicking mailto: links Thunderbird opens. I want Gmail to open in the browser that the mailto: link is clicked. So if I am in Firefox and click a mailto: link a new FF ...
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How to integrate Gmail, Google contacts and Google calendar into Unity without Thunderbird or Evolution?

I want to integrate my Google contacts, calender and Gmail to Unity. And I don´t want to use Thunderbird or even worse Evolution. Is there a possibility like in GNOME 3.xx? A lightweight contact / ...
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Slow Google and Facebook Websites, everything else is fast

I cannot login to Google account (all Google products). I can login to Facebook, but only the login part is working, no more. I tried namebench for to find the best DNS Server and changed ...
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Configure sSMTP with Gmail, in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am trying to get my hands on a good command line email tool for Ubuntu so that I can send simple emails may be even attach files through the terminal or simple bash scripts. My ssmtp.conf file looks ...
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Send mail as from my personal gmail account

Today I have tried mail utility from my ubuntu system. Now in mail command, I could not find an utility to send mail from my gmail account. In fact, it sends from some adhikarisubir@ubutu ...
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How to obtain mail icon on the top panel?

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04. In 12.04 I used gmail notifier and I had handy mail icon on the top panel. Now with 13.04 I tried few email notifiers (like gm-notifier or unity mail) and I always ...
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Mutt + Gmail: Server hostname does not match certificate

I've configured Mutt with my Gmail account, but I get this message: WARNING: Server hostname does not match certificate. Is it OK to continue? Thanks.
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Firefox crashes when I open Gmail after upgrading to 14.10

Every time I open Gmail Firefox crashes, unless I open it in basic HTML mode. There are a few other websites that make it crash, and I'll try to name them here every time a website makes it crash. I ...
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“Synchronisation and Storage” option unavailable for GMail account?

I have two accounts on my TBird. The custom email account I have allows for sync and storage, where I only "download the most recent 30 days" of messages. However, the GMail account is where I ...
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Is there a Gmail Drive?

is there the gdrive in ubuntu? like windows have. Or similar
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Know my mail sending options

I am having a ubuntu server with 12.04. How I detect which mail server I am using. I can't find any listed mail servers POSTFIX, SENDMAIL etc.. Is there any settings related to gmail SMTP?